Sunday, 5 August 2007
Nasa's Phoenix Mission to Mars
The aeroshell which contains the phoenix lander is visible in this close-up view of the spacecraft entering the martian atmosphere.
NASA's Phoenix Mars Mission blasted off Saturday, aiming for a May 25, 2008, arrival at the Red Planet and a close-up examination of the surface of the northern polar region.
Perched atop a Delta II rocket, the spacecraft left Cape Canaveral Air Force Base at 5:26 a.m. Eastern Time into the predawn sky above Florida's Atlantic coast.
Phoenix Mars Mission @ Arizona Education
NASA Phoenix Mission, going to the artic planes of Mars
NASA's Endeavour Launch from Quasar9
NASA's Space Shuttle Cargo from Space COM
What Makes Mars Magnetic? from Science Daily & ESF